There are 7 ways to get from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MCI - ORD

$112 - $262

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo 1682 / ...
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago, Il 1158

$69 - $169

5 alternative options

Fly to Chicago Midway  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Chicago Midway (MDW) MCI - MDW

$124 - $300

Fly to Milwaukee, bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Milwaukee (MKE) MCI - MKE
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport

$172 - $836

Train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief

$71 - $187

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA 802 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL 1202 / ...

$99 - $143

Drive  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 526.7 miles

$50 - $75

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $190 and the journey takes 7 h 32 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)?

The distance between Kansas City and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 648 km. The road distance is 843 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)?

The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)?

The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which takes 3 h 32 min and costs $110 - $270.

How long does it take to get from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)?

It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.